South Carolina Railroads - Central Railroad of South Carolina

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

CSC RR

1861

1882

1897*

Sumter, SC

Lane, SC
>2000 - Merged into CSX Transportation, Inc.
*1897 - Consolidated into the Atlantic Coast Line but retained its original name and not "owned" by ACL.
+ 1882 - Considered to be part of the Atlantic Coast Line when line opened, per the 4th Annual Report of the SC Railroad Commission.
+ 1878 - Acquired the incomplete Williamsburg Railroad. Not much info available on this railroad.

From the Fourth Annual Report of the South Carolina Railroad Commissioners issued in 1882, the following stations were named for the Central Railroad of South Carolina:

Station................................................ Distance between Stations

Lanes................................................................. 0 miles
Heinneman's ...................................................... 4.00 miles
Greelyville ......................................................... 4.00 miles
Forreston .......................................................... 5.00 miles
Bradham's ......................................................... 6.00 miles
Manning's .......................................................... 3.00 miles
Dudley ............................................................... 4.00 miles
Durant ................................................................ 4.00 miles
Lawrence's ......................................................... 3.00 miles
Sumter C.H. ....................................................... 7.00 miles

Towns on Route:

Sumter C.H. > Sumter (1892)

Brogdons (1889) > Brogdon (1894)

Oakland (1871)

Harvin (1906)

Alcolu (1888)

Manning

Ida (1882) > Wilsons (1888) > Wilson (1889)

Foreston (1875)

Greelyville (1879) > Greeleyville (1951)

Heineman (1893)

Lanes (1875) > Lane (1892)



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